Artprize 2018 - Hoi An, Vietnam www.sweetandsavor.com

ArtPrize 2018 – về nhà (a homecoming)

Asia, Savor, Travel Resources September 17, 2018 Tags: , No Comments

I want to share some fun news… I’m entering an art competition! ArtPrize is an international art competition that takes place in my hometown of Grand Rapids, MI, and this year, after 10 years of it happening, I finally decided to enter! My ArtPrize piece is a set of 4 photographs entitled về nhà (a homecoming), that were taken while on…

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Pastel de Nata Portuguese Egg Tarts

Pastel de Nata Portuguese Egg Tarts

Dessert Recipes, European Desserts, European Food, Recipes September 3, 2018 Tags: , , , 1 Comment

Pastel de Nata Portuguese Egg Tarts: Where to Find Them & How to Make Them Although I have yet to visit beautiful Portugal, I have always been smitten with it. The beautiful coastal towns tucked into hillsides, cobblestone streets, and colorfully hand painted tiles that grace the façade of many houses… And of course the food; with one of the…

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Must-try Dishes in Hoi An, Vietnam

Eating Around the World: 17 Must-Try Dishes in Hoi An, Vietnam

Asia, Asian Food, Eat + Drink, Food Adventures, Savor August 26, 2018 Tags: , , , , No Comments

17 Must-Try Dishes in Hoi An, Vietnam I have a very special place in my heart for Vietnam, particularly Hoi An. It’s one of those cities that transports you to a fairytale land that you never want to leave. The colorful handmade silk lanterns that are strung as far as the eye can see, the smell of aromatic broths simmering…

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Michigan Blueberry Fennel Sorbet | Sweet + Savor www.sweetandsavor.com

Michigan Blueberry Fennel Sorbet

Dessert Recipes, North American Food, Recipes, Sweet August 7, 2018 Tags: , , , , , No Comments

Oh summer, where have you gone? As hard as I try to hold on to the sacred hot, sunny days in Michigan, they always seem to pass in the blink of an eye. Anyone else feel the same where you live? I’m trying my darnedest to celebrate this short season along with the wonderful blueberry harvests we get in my…

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The Ultimate Guide to Travel Planning: Part 3- Transportation & Logistics | Sweet + Savor

Ultimate Guide to Travel Planning- Part 3: Transportation & Logistics

Savor, Travel Resources July 13, 2018 Tags: , , , , , 3 Comments

How to Plan the Perfect Trip Without Breaking the Bank PART 3: TRAVEL TRANSPORTATION & LOGISTICS This is part 3 in my Ultimate Guide to Travel Planning series. Check out parts 1 and 2 here and here.  Travel transportation and getting from point A to B can be challenging, especially if it’s in a country where you don’t speak the…

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Eating Around the World: Taipei, Taiwan

Eating Around The World: Taipei, Taiwan

Asia, Asian Food, Eat + Drink, Savor July 4, 2018 Tags: , , , , 1 Comment

Eating Around the World is a delicious series exploring blogger’s favorite foodie cities! Each month, we’ll highlight a different city known for it’s culinary prowess, and hit the streets on search for best foods they have to offer.  First up, we travel to Taipei, Taiwan with Lena from Social Travel Experiment.  Taipei, Taiwan is a culinary heaven. I feel like…

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The Ultimate Guide to Travel Planning

Ultimate Guide to Travel Planning – Part 2: Research & Booking

Savor, Travel Resources May 5, 2018 Tags: , , , , No Comments

How to Plan the Perfect Trip Without Breaking the Bank PART 2: RESEARCH & BOOKING Now that you have your destination and budget nailed down, it’s time to get into the meat of travel planning aka the fun part! You can never research too much, you can however, research too little, which can ruin or severely slow down your trip. There’s…

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The Ultimate Guide to Travel Planning

Ultimate Guide to Travel Planning – Part 1

Savor, Travel Resources April 22, 2018 Tags: , , , , 1 Comment

How to Plan the Perfect Trip Without Breaking the Bank Part 1: Getting Started + Choosing a Location & Budget You have your vacation time saved up, you’ve been slowly adding to the vacation fund, and you’re finally ready to take that vacation you’ve been daydreaming about. But… you have no idea where to start. Don’t panic, you’re not alone….

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